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Travel Blogs from Porto Alegre
Heading on out way to Uruguay, we decided to have a night stop over in Porto Alegre. Having spent a few nights quite damp near the falls, we decided to treat ourselves to a nice hotel for the night for a bit of relax and recuperation. It was very exciting to have a hot shower and hair dryer! We went on a bus tour of the city and was pleasantly …
So my first date with Brazil wasn't a home run, but there were enough things about it I liked that I would definitely ask for a second date!
- I was never able to take any money out from the ATMs while in Brazil so that was my first challenge (of course I did get Reals before I left but they were forgotten on the table …
... end up finding a cathedral and park to play in before heading home. Ryan decides that he would like to watch the game at a nice place that the
Fanatics recommend. With map in hand Ryan leads them back down towards Fan Fest. Ryan decides that his map is not good enough so he consults a bigger map. A friendly local tries to point them in the one direction but Ryan and Cirsty walk in the opposite. Cirsty ...
... they keep walking on. Cirsty is in search of an Ice-cream shop she read about in the Lonely Planet so leads Ryan into several
rabbit warren shopping malls. Ryan has enough and the pair head back to the safety of the street. Ryan spots a nice looking building which the pair head to. On entry they discover they have found the local market where you can
get everything from meat carkases to ...
... I am so fortunate to be able to do this. I have fallen in love with Costa Rica. Leaving makes me a little sick. If you know me well, you know that I go through a pretty ugly stage of depression after a trip... I am VERY sad about leaving this place and these people, but this time my feelings are bizarrely twisted because at the same time my tummy has caterpillars (again, I hate butterflies) because I am unbelievably excited to meet my babies in ...
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